There are many others who know the requirements and circumvent the system. Once case is an Indonesian Chinese who was granted a PR as she declared her self as a Yoga Instructor. Her family departed for Adelaide in Australia, while she chose to stay here. In essence she is a ‘hooker’ on call – managed by a syndicate and a (un) real estate agent with DW.
- Not all private hospitals and doctors are money-driven people
- 75 year old Singaporean woman arrested for failing to pay S&CC in Tanjong Pagar
- It is sad to see that the Changi Airport cleaning lady is 85 years old and still working
- ACS Boy who is now SMRT CEO in hot soup for letting ACS cheaply charter trains
- Local Celebrity famously known as 'Muthu' has passed away
- Muslims suggest allowing CPF withdrawal at 55 so they can go on Haj while still healthy
- NTU President: The Govt is wrong, we need more graduates for SG to survive
- NS Man: My Warning to Rich Foreigners in Singapore
- Swedish man forced to beg on Thailand streets after Thai gf cheated all his money
- Dear TRS, PRC woman put flyers into my letterbox looking for Singapore husband
A close friend of mine looked at the hullabaloo caused by my recent CPF Forum and asked why I bothered doing it. He had a point - it is easier to do nothing. So why? During the Second World War, General George Patton asked his troops to think about what they would tell their grandchildren. Do they want to be remembered for fighting the Nazis or for digging dirt in Louisiana? Patton's point is clear - when times are tough, what did you do to try to make a difference? Did you do what was difficult or did you choose what was easy?
In recent years, Japan has been busy selling two agendas ― normalizing its military and confronting China. As Chinese, we are not surprised by and always vigilant about such provocations. Largely due to Japanese leaders' occasional visits to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, Chinese people have been constantly reminded about those most daunting memories with Japan, especially the two Sino-Japanese Wars of the modern age.
An engineer who admitted causing his father's death in a car accident was fined $8,000 and banned from driving for five years on Wednesday. Mr Albert Quek, 71, had been sat in the back of his 24-year-old son James Quek Teck Soon's Kia Picanto when it hit the back of a tipper truck then side-swiped a stationary Hyundai before coming to a stop at a traffic light island.
OCBC is not going to be sponsoring the iconic Cycle Singapore race anymore and although unconfirmed, it is suspected by some that it may have had something to do with the tragic death of one of the contestants at this year's event. The organisers of the race, Spectrum Worldwide had just sent out advertising material for next year's race which is going to be held between April 10 and 12 next year at the F1 Pit Building.
The Singapore Kindness Movement conducted a survey to measure the level of graciousness in our society. The survey, called the Graciousness Index, looked at factors such as how often respondents saw acts of kindness. It took responses from over 1600 people between December and January and created a numerical index on the level of kindness and perceived kindness in Singapore.
The national call for transparency on our CPF by Singaporeans have uncovered more and more truths about what the government is really doing with our CPF. Since late May this year, the government has finally bowed down to pressure to admit to the truth of what they are really using our CPF for. Here, we look at 8 truths the government has finally admitted to Singaporeans.
Despite a large petition calling for the National Library Board to reinstate some books that it recently withdrew from its library, the NLB has said that they will not be reinstating the books. Instead, the books will be destroyed. There has been a fierce online debate which surfaced over the last few days after a pro-family group had posted on Facebook that the NLB had removed two children's picture books from their shelves in response to feedback about the books being pro-LGBT.